Buying & selling at HAMPEL

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Hampel Fine Art Auctions
GmbH & Co KG
Schellingstrasse 44 / Villa Hampel
80799 Munich / Germany
phone: +49 (0)89 - 28 804 - 0
fax: +49 (0)89 - 28 804 - 300
office@hampel-auctions.com

buying at HAMPEL Fine Art Auctions Munich

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Address

Hampel Fine Art Auctions
GmbH & Co KG
Schellingstrasse 44 / Villa Hampel
80799 Munich / Germany
phone: +49 (0)89 - 28 804 - 0
fax: +49 (0)89 - 28 804 - 300
office@hampel-auctions.com

selling at HAMPEL Fine Art Auctions Munich

You would like to consign to auction?

Selling at Hampel Fine Art Auctions
is very simple.

Please note the following steps:

  • 1. Send us photos of your objects by post or email
  • 2. Valuation of your objects free of charge
  • 3. Consignment of your art objects to auction
  • 4. Presentation and sale of your art objects

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Buying at HAMPEL Fine Art Auctions:

You would like to bid at auction? Please note the following steps in order to purchase items at Hampel Fine Art Auctions:

1. Register to bid

You have to register as a bidder in advance in order to participate in the auction. You can either bid personally in the salesroom, or by telephone or absentee bid. You can register in our office or send us a request in writing (by email or fax) for telephone and absentee bids until the evening before the auction at the latest. Please note that you must provide an identity card or send us a copy of your ID and your bank details or credit card number if you are registering as a new customer.

2. Bidding at auction

Will you be personally present on the day of the auction? Bids by customers present in the saleroom are made by clearly showing your bidder number. Bidder numbers are assigned to a bidder on the viewing days and prior to the start of the auction. With regards to telephone and absentee bids please note the information on our forms.

Telephone bids are only accepted if you have registered by forwarding a duly filled in Telephone Bid Form. A telephone operator will carry out the bidding in the salesroom on behalf of the bidder.

Absentee bids are only accepted if you have registered by forwarding a duly filled in Absentee Bid Form that has been signed personally. If several absentee bids of the same amount have been made for the same item, acceptance will be awarded to the bid that was received first.

You win the bid with the Hammer Price, after the bid has been called out three times without a higher offer having been made. In individual cases the auction house may award acceptance of the bid subject to reservation.

3. Payment of your item

Your bid was successful and you have purchased an item at auction? Congratulations. We will send you your invoice by email. We accept payments in cash, by card or by bank transfer. Cashless payments must be made at no charge to the auction house. Please note that in addition to the hammer price, the buyer also has to pay the Buyer’s Premium of 29.5%. This includes the statutory value added tax of the hammer price.

4. Collection of your item

Collecting your purchase is straightforward. The auction house stores and insures your purchased items for the value of their hammer price for a period of two weeks after the date of sale. Following this, items will be stored for a fee by a forwarding agent.

We are happy to assist you with the transport of your items after having received your instructions in writing. The auctioneer shall only be liable for the orderly delivery of the items purchased at auction to the forwarding agent, the freight agent or any other persons designated to handle the transport.

This page provides general information. If you need any further information, please also see our FAQs. Please also refer to our Auction Conditions. We are also happy to assist you in person Contact us!

Find information regarding dates in our Newsletter.

Selling at HAMPEL Fine Art Auctions:

You would like to consign your art objects to auction? With pleasure, we offer your objects to our international customers. Consigning your objects is quick and straightforward. We rank among Europe’s leading auction houses and use our long-standing experience for a successful sale. Entrust us with the sale of your objects! Please just follow these steps:

1. SEND US PHOTOS OF YOUR ART OBJECTS

Please just send us photos and a short description via E-Mail or mail or use our consignment form online, so our experts can provide a preliminary appraisal. The photographs often help us to decide whether your items are suitable for our art auctions.

2. VALUATION OF YOUR OBJECTS

The valuation by our art experts – that is carried out on our premises or in your home – is non-committal and conducted free of charge. In case you should not have any price proposal of your own, a catalogue price will be recommended and a minimum sale price (reserve price or limit) below which the item may not be sold will be set.

Valuation via photo does not, of course, allow for an exact assessment as defects, restorations or age-related conditions cannot be identified due to the size of the image. If the item is suitable for auction we will provide you with a preliminary recommended price on the basis of this initial valuation. However, if defects of any kind are revealed on delivery, we reserve the right to subsequently adjust the estimated price.

3. CONSIGNMENT OF YOUR ART OBJECTS

The seller’s contract includes a number of important agreements between you and Hampel Fine Art Auctions, such as setting the limit under which your art objects may not be sold as well as the sales commission deducted by Hampel Fine Art Auctions GmbH & Co KG in the event of a sale, insurance costs and your assurance that you are the owner of the item.

4. PRESENTATION AND SALE OF YOUR OBJECTS

All items will be inspected, described and professionally photographed in our auction house in Munich and elaborately presented in our catalogues, showrooms and on our website.

All items delivered by our sellers are presented to interested buyers in the days prior to auction in an exhibition on four floors, covering a total surface area of 1,300 square meters. Our staff is available to advise potential customers throughout this period. During this time, your item is insured at the minimum price.

Your items are sold by auction to the highest bidder and they remain in our safekeeping until the full sale price has been paid by the buyer. Generally, you will receive a statement from Hampel Fine Art Auctions GmbH & Co KG approximately six to eight weeks after the auction – although not until the payment from the buyer has been received. The statement shows the price at which the item was sold and the deduction of the sales commission, the ancillary costs agreed upon in the auction contract and the right of resale fee. Payment of the final amount shown on the statement can be made to you in cash, via cheque or by bank transfer. Simply arrange a date and payment method with our staff.

This page provides general information. If you need any further information, please also see our FAQs. Please also refer to our Auction Conditions. We are also happy to assist you in person Contact us!

Find information regarding dates in our Newsletter.

ENTRUST US WITH THE SALE OF COLLECTIONS OR ESTATES

Do you have larger collections or estates?
Please contact us on +49 (0) 89 28 804-0 or office@hampel-auctions.com to arrange a personal consultation. Consignments accepted at any time.

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